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Ahkeel Mestayer

Sunday, 2/5/23 – 7:30pm

Ten musicians on the Bird & Beckett stage tonight!
Ten musicians to pay!
Sliding scale $10-40 cover charge requested.
No reservations. No comps.  Only 30 seats!
Doors open at 7:15. BYOB.GRUPO OKÁN TOYÉ is an Afro Cuban folkloric troupe dedicated to learning, performing and preserving the musical traditions specifically from Matanzas, Cuba!

The group is co-directed and managed by Ahkeel Mestayer and Toribio Villamil, most recently the director of Grupo AfroCuba de Matanzas in Cuba.

Yaimel Villamil
Ahkeel Mestayer
Christelle Durandy
Julio Areas
Orlando Torriente
Toby Gaster
Emilio Davalos
Jacki Corona
Genesie Reinoso
Ceferino Vergara-Tucker

Our events are put on under the umbrella of the nonprofit Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project (the "BBCLP"). That's how we fund our ambitious schedule of 300 or so concerts and literary events every year.

The BBCLP is a 501(c)(3) non-profit...
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